7:12 Catherine Mohr 

Catherine Mohr was born in Dunedin but grew up in the United States, where she is one of that country's leading engineers in the field of surgical robotics. 

Her technological advancements enable surgery to happen without making huge cuts and slices to get to our insides, creating a much less invasive surgery experience.  

Catherine Mohr

Catherine Mohr at her Ted Talk Photo: TED X

7:30 The Sampler

In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger decodes the Latin quote behind Laura Marling's new album Semper Femina, and reviews an album by the reformed Grandaddy which picks up in the same desolate place they left off, while Tony Stamp lends an ear the U.K. electronic producer who masquerades as Blanck Mass.

8:12 Hamish Keith 

Hamish Keith is an art critic, and tonight will talk about Gottfried Lindauer and his significance in New Zealand art history, he's had a colourful career in the arts including intervieiwing Tony Fomison. He's also worked in broadcasting. 

8:30 Heels 

Now it's time for another episode of our fashion podcast series, My Heels Are Killing me, and this week we meet some emerging designers…

9:07 Tuesday Feature

Our feature is the final of a series of three panel discussions about contemporary feminism.  Kim Hill talks with four women about  'Ageing and Agency' in a conversation, recorded at Wellington's City Gallery in association with the major exhibition of work by the USA artist Cindy Sherman confronting the vexed issue of ageing.  Is this a golden age for 'women of a certain age'? Or, in a society that still worships youth, are older women as invisible as ever? Do women have the agency they have earned? Find out what Miranda Harcourt, Ella Henry, Jacqueline Fahey, and  Claire Robinson think - just after the news at 9.

10:17 Late Edition

A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.

11:07 Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots.Tonight,